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Lance Corporal
No 2 Commando
Royal Fusiliers
Metropolitan Police
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Colonial Police Medal
Lance Corporal Jack Barlow served in 6 troop and also in the Intel Section of No.2 Commando. He was one of the Metropolitan Police Intakes to the Commandos.

GOODSIR, David Brodie

Holding Operational Commando
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Colonial Police Medal
Educated at Kirkcaldy High School and George Watsons College, Edinburgh [1].
26.01.1945 commissioned Temporary Second Lieutenant, Royal Marines [2].
04.1945 Temporary Second Lieutenant, RM Holding Commando [3].

HUMBLE, William McLean

Lance Sergeant
No 2 Commando
Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
Metropolitan Police
Military Medal (MM)
Colonial Police Medal
Mentioned in Despatches
Lance Sergeant William Humble, 5 troop, was awarded the Military Medal and also received a Mention in Despatches, both during operations in Italy [1][1a].
"Gulf of Salerno 13th September 1943.

PURDON, Corran William Brooke

Corran Purdon 12 Commando
Lieutenant (later Major General)
No 12 Commando
Royal Ulster Rifles
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Colonial Police Medal
Lieutenant Corran Purdon volunteered for the Commandos whilst serving as a young officer with the Royal Ulster Rifles, and was attached to No.12 Commando. He took part in raids on Norway and St Nazaire.

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